Proclamation – Fasting Humiliation and Prayer – 1863

Following is the text of Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Proclamation for a Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer along with Massachusetts Governor John Andrew's Fasting Proclamation. The proclamation was issued on March 30, 1863 and declared April 30, 1863 the national day of fasting. BY HIS EXCELLENCY ABRAHAM LINCOLN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! [...]

By |2019-08-22T06:31:18-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Fasting Proclamations, Featured, Library|0 Comments

Neil Armstrong’s Certificate of Confirmation

Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) achieved international fame when he became the first person to set foot on the moon in July 1969 as part of the Apollo 11 mission. At the time this historic "giant leap for mankind" was shown on television, the viewing audience was estimated to be 650 million (see video of this first [...]

By |2019-08-08T06:44:58-04:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|Comments Off on Neil Armstrong’s Certificate of Confirmation

Charlie Duke Handwritten Letter

Charlie Duke landed on the moon with the Apollo 16 mission in April 1972. He is one of only 12 people who have ever walked on the moon. This handwritten letter from June 13, 2001 declares how his relationship with Christ was even more significant than his remarkable and momentous walk on the moon. (You [...]

By |2019-07-24T12:25:32-04:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|Comments Off on Charlie Duke Handwritten Letter

Astronaut Signatures

Below are signatures by three American astronauts, including the first American to orbit the Earth and two of the 12 people to walk on the moon! 1) Photograph of the Mercury capsule on the U.S.S. Noa (Prime) recovery ship following John Glenn's return to Earth after his Friendship 7 mission. This photograph is signed by [...]

By |2019-07-19T12:12:44-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|Comments Off on Astronaut Signatures

As Seen on TV!

David Barton made a recent television appearance where he spoke about America's Birthday -- July 4th . In that appearance, he referenced Thomas Jefferson several times. Did you know that in addition to being our nation's third President, Jefferson was also the draftsman of the Declaration of Independence? Do you want to know more about [...]

By |2019-07-09T16:06:29-04:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Library|Comments Off on As Seen on TV!

Advice from Thomas Jefferson – “Adore God”

As the Founding Fathers retired and grew old in the nation they had worked so hard to create, many people wrote to them from all over the world for a wide variety of reasons. In fact, it is estimated that Thomas Jefferson wrote at least 19,000 letters throughout the course of his life—and that’s a [...]

By |2019-06-19T07:35:13-04:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|Comments Off on Advice from Thomas Jefferson – “Adore God”

Ten Facts About George Washington

From the $1 Bill to the capital of America, George Washington’s name appears more often than probably any other name in American history. Being the most prominent Founding Father, everyone learns how Washington led the Continental Army against the British during the War for Independence and eventually became the first President of the United States. [...]

By |2019-07-03T15:14:05-04:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Historical Writings, Issues and Articles, Library|Comments Off on Ten Facts About George Washington

Abigail Adams’ Letter

Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818) was the second of three daughters born to a well-respected family, her father being a Congregationalist minister in Massachusetts. [1] Due to her poor health in her early life Abigail had no formal education. [2] In fact, at a time when female education was “neglected” and it had become “fashionable…to ridicule [...]

By |2019-05-22T14:21:35-04:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Library|0 Comments

Women Heroes

Courageous Women During the American Revolution March is Women's History Month, but the contributions of women to the Revolution are often neglected today. Many women demonstrated exemplary courage during this time. Here are a few examples. In April, 1777, a large British force arrived in Fairfield, Connecticut. Marching through nearby Danbury, they searched for American [...]

By |2019-05-07T17:09:11-04:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Library, Updates|0 Comments

An Historic Debate

From the time before the American War for Independence, black Americans served as elected officials in local politics. Following the Civil War, hundreds more were elected to state and federal office. For example, at the national level, in 1871, Robert Brown Elliott was elected to the US House of Representatives -- one of the first [...]

By |2019-03-18T15:37:16-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Library, Updates|0 Comments